There’s something weirdly cathartic about the spectacle of humanity reduced to an animalistic throng. And it gives the film
"War for the Planet of the Apes”a disturbing, powerful kick. Of course, people are often capable of great evil; we don’t need the movies to tell us that. But the mindless, tribal destructiveness on display in this film is not some outside, unfamiliar force. These aren’t zombies. We recognize this impulse, this willingness to embrace raw hatred and give ourselves over to leaders who focus and cultivate our rage. These days, we know it all too well. READ
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Monkey Shines: ”War for the Planet of the Apes”
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Hands Up Don't Shoot
The amazing Kimya Dawson? If you want to hear her full a cappella song, you can find it at theintercept.com/podcasts.
Thinking about this?
“I’m thinking of canyons and lightning,” the horse says. “I’m wet. Running against the dark sky. And there is nothing more free than this. The earth is ringing. And I believe I can fly.”